Now, more than ever we are diving deep into our hearts this Christmas and supporting local businesses. This year has been tough for many, and while we have all felt the effects of covid19, the impact on retail, and event companies have certainly been hit the hardest.
So, we’ve put together a list (in no particular order) of some fabulous LOCAL businesses you can buy from this Christmas and do your bit to support business in our region as well as delight the recipient with some fabulous gifts!
And in case you’re wondering how and why these ones made the cut, they are all clients of ours but also offer something AMAZING and their service is top notch! So, you can feel great knowing you’re supporting locals, encouraging growth in our community and buying quality and doing your bit to support the recovery in our region!
So, spread love and just be a good human so let’s make this Christmas the ‘Shop Local Christmas’ we all need!
For everything from homewares, boutique clothing and the cutest decorations make sure you check out high eight home and living – Lisa and Betty will take care of your every need!
For the most decadent and beautiful chocolates, give Platypi Chocolates in Forest a visit for an amazing experience.
To give someone the best kind of wake-up call, order some locally roasted coffee from the girls in Sunbury, from Little Goat Coffee and Pod Addiction:
If you’re looking for a different kind of beverage experience, Anderson Fort is perfect for the wine connoisseurs in your family. Look no further for high quality wines.
For your family and friends that need a bit of art in their lives, there’s no one better than Mandy Dollery to come through with the goods – if you’re lucky you can even get them to frame it their custom timber frames!
For that special someone who needs some me time at the spa, look no further than Queenscliff Day Spa, located right on the Marina so you can relax overlooking the ocean.
Take the kids on the most magical day in the fresh air at Geelong’s own Fairy Park over the summer holidays!
And for that special mum in your life that needs a break to reset, refresh and relax, muMEcations runs short stay, individualised ‘mum vayca’s’ for those in need, so buy a gift voucher for someone who deserves a break (all mums)!
We will be adding more ideas as it gets closer to the big day – there are some exiting projects underway that will be launching soon!
Now get shopping!
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